From the monthly archives: August 2011

Botox Tuesday!

August 29, 2011 by

The sun was just coming over the Santa Monica Mountains as I headed south on Topanga Canyon entering the “Old Town” center of the canyon on my way to the beach. Another glorious morning of fishing ahead of me along the shore. In an instant, the world around me changed. There, off to the left, […]

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Clean And Perfect

August 22, 2011 by

Who names cleaning products? I presume, it’s some marketing dude or dudette inside the manufacturer’s warren of cubicles, or an advertising copywriter tasked with selling the sudsy, powdery, or liquidy stuff to us. What I do know is that whoever named the cleaning product I bought the other day to try and salvage my beat-up […]

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Time To Buy – Liquor

August 15, 2011 by

It is a cold night, maybe December or late November. I’m walking from the parked ’51 Chevy to the bright lights of the store, trying to catch up with my father who seems to have forgotten I’m walking behind him, that I’ve come along with him to pick up another six-pak of Hamms. It’s windy, […]

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I’ve decided to serialize my novel, High Pocket, on this site at a rate of one chapter per month, which should give you plenty of time to read each chapter as it’s posted, presuming you’re interested of course. The way I look at it, if I bring this project into the light of day, or the […]

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As promised, I’m posting a reminder for my presentation on Passage From England this coming Saturday, August 6th, 11 a.m., at the Woodland Hills Library. If you missed the presentation I gave at the Thousand Oaks library a few weeks ago, perhaps you’ll be able to attend this one (provided you live within a hundred miles!). I’ll […]

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John spent less and less time at home. He practically lived now with a lady named Jeri in Hollywood somewhere. We hadn’t met her, but we knew they were probably going to get married sometime. She was an agent I think, and I figured she helped him get on all the shows he was in […]

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